Assess Your Risk

Did you know 93,000 Queenslanders are currently living with diabetes and don't even know it? What's your risk?


Use the online screening tool below to answer a short series of questions to determine your risk of developing type 2 diabetes within the next five years*.  


Please note this tool has been developed for people who DO NOT have type 2 diabetes.


Remember, this is not a diagnostic tool, it will just assess your risk. We recommend you speak with your GP or health professional if you have any questions.


How to use this tool:

  • Select one answer for each question below and calculate your total risk score.
  • Enter your details to receive a copy of your risk results via email. If you receive a moderate or high risk score, we encourage you to take the emailed letter with you to your doctor to discuss further.
  • By providing your email, you will also receive our free, monthly Healthy U enewsletter with advice and tips from our nutrition and physical activity experts.  


Demographic Information



Your age range

Personal Information


Your gender

Ethnicity / Country of birth


Are you of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander, Pacific Islander or Maori descent?


Where were you born?

Health and Lifestyle


Have either of your parents or any of your brothers or sisters been diagnosed with diabetes (Type 1 or 2)?


Have you ever been found to have high blood glucose (sugar), e.g. in a health examination, during an illness or during pregnancy?


Are you currently taking medication for high blood pressure?


Do you currently smoke cigarettes or any other tobacco products on a daily basis?


How often do you eat vegetables or fruit?


On average, would you say you do at least 2.5 hours of physical activity per week (e.g. 30 minutes a day on 5 or more days a week)?



Hint: Measure your waist below the ribs whilst standing (usually at the level of the navel). Breathe normally.

Don't have a tape measure? Refer to the clothing sizes in this table and enter the average waist (cm) measurement. View table

Clothing size 8 10 12 14 16 18
Average waist (cm) 75 81 87 93 99 105
Clothing size XS S M L XL  
Average waist (cm) 83 91 99 107 115  

What's Next?


Please complete the form below to receive a copy of your results via email. We will also send you our free, monthly Healthy U enewsletter which is full of great advice and top tips from our nutrition and physical activity experts. It is all about helping you get the most of out of life.

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Privacy Policy

You are providing your personal information to Diabetes Queensland for purpose of this program. Your information will not be disclosed to any third party but may be used by Diabetes Queensland for the provision of its services. For more information on how Diabetes Queensland deals with your personal information please read the Diabetes Queensland Privacy Policy


* The Australian Type 2 Diabetes Risk Assessment Tool (AUSDRISK) has been developed by the Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute for the Australian, State and Territory Governments to help you find out about your risk of developing type 2 diabetes.